Ectopic insertion of the ureters

Case contributed by Dr Fazel Rahman Faizi

Presentation

Urine incontinence and flanks pain.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Ectopic insertion of the ureters into the upper urethra below the level of the external urethral sphincter. Bilateral moderate hydronephrosis and hydroureter. Diffuse hepatic steatosis.

Case Discussion

Ectopic ureters are more common in females than males. The most common site of insertion in females is the urinary bladder neck or upper urethra. The most common complaint is urine incontinence. 

Dr. Najibullah Rasouly has also contributed to this case.

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Case information

rID: 65673
Published: 29th Jan 2019
Last edited: 30th Jan 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and children

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